News of the Department for the Study of Religion



Courses in winter term 2018/2019

Here you will find an overview of all courses and the courses with comments.

(Courses which are held in English are described in English)

Stefan Schröder_13.09.2018


Beim Verlag De Gruyter ist die Dissertation "Freigeistige Organisationen in Deutschland. Weltanschauliche Entwicklungen und strategische Spannungen nach der Humanistischen Wende" unseres Mitarbeiters Dr. Stefan Schröder erschienen.

Bild zum CfA_Christian F._02.08.2018

Call for Articles. Edited Volume: Beyond Karbala, New Approaches to Shīʿi Materiality

If you are interested in any of the listed topics, please contact the editor ( and submit a titled abstract (400–500 words) with a short bio (250 words) or a CV on or before August 30th, 2018.

Call for Articles

Prof. Birgit Meyer_10.07.2017

William James professorship for the study of religion 2017

Prof Dr Birgit Meyer (Utrecht University) gave from November 6 to November 10, 2017 a series of lectures and colloquia on the topic “Religious Matters in Plural Configurations”.



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